Thursday, February 21, 2019

7th:

What? Finish Fossil Sorting Questions. Begin actual fossil sorting. Actual Fossil Sorting

Why? Understand how to classify fossils and what those fossils can teach us.

 

8th:

What? Finish Plastics Group Research projects. Begin presenting.

Why? Understand what makes the different types of plastic different from one another and also pros and cons to each type.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

7th:

What? Finish Sorting fossil record assignment. Answer questions about it: Fossil Sorting Questions

Why? Understand how to sort fossils and what they tell us about the past.

 

8th:

What? Finish Plastics Scavenger Hunt and then begin Plastics Group Research.

Why? Understand the different types of plastics and why that is important to know for us.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

7th:

What? Sorting fossil record activity.

Why? Understand how scientists learn about changes in species over time.

 

8th:

What? Finish Natural-vs-Synthetic notes. Notebook Check. Plastics Scavenger Hunt: Plastics Scavenger Hunt

Why? Understand the different types of plastic and what their different properties are.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

7th:

What? Finish Fossil Record assignment.

Why? Understand what fossils teach us about the history of the world.

 

8th:

What? Natural-vs-Synthetic notes. Notebook check. (heat transfer, milk and vinegar lab, natural vs synthetic notes)

Why? Understand pros and cons to the different types of materials there are in the world.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

7th:

What? Begin tying in fossils with types of rocks and evolution. Fossil Record assignment.

Why? Learn how we can connect, evolution with fossils with rocks.

 

8th:

What? Milk-and-Vinegar experiment. Begin Natural-vs-Synthetic notes.

Why? Understand the difference between natural and synthetic materials.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

7th:

What? Read Rock Cycle Stories. Finished quizlet: Rock Cycle.

Why? Show off what good examples that students turned in.

 

8th:

What? Heat Transfer assessment.

Why? Use pictures to show that you understand heat transfer instead of taking a quiz/test.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

7th:

What? Finish Natural-Landmark-Presentation-Guidelines. Notebook Check. Begin new quizlet set: “Rock Cycle”

Why? Finish up our presentations/research. Assess understanding on the rock cycle.

 

8th:

What? Correct a bunch of things. Notebook Check. Midterm check.

Why? Find out what grade you have and figure out what you need to do to fix it.

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Friday, February 8, 2019

7th: Incentive Day and I was gone to a conference.

What? Watched Making Things Smaller.

Why? Learn about new technology in science. (Don’t worry about making it up if you were gone)

 

8th:  Incentive Day and I was gone to a conference.

What? Watched Making Things Smaller.

Why? Learn about new technology in science. (Don’t worry about making it up if you were gone)

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Thursday, Februray 7, 2019

7th:

What? Natural Landmarks group presentations.

Why? Show off what your group found out and figure out how it related to what we are talking about in class.

 

8th:

What? Popcorn Lab.

Why? Real world examples of the different types of heat transfer and find out which one is the most efficient.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

7th:

What? Kessler Science Topics 7. Answer the 6 questions for EACH article. 3 articles=18 questions.

Why? Understand how to find information in a text.

 

8th:

What? Kessler Science Topics 8. Answer the 6 questions for EACH article. 4 articles=24 questions.

Why? Understand how to find information in a text.

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